- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- Part Time
- 8 months
- Starting Date
- February 2020
Have you always loved the great outdoors? You can play your part in protecting Mother Nature when you choose a career in Conservation and Land Management. This qualification will give you specialist training in biodiversity conservation, restoration ecology, taking assessments of natural environments, and more.
A Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work in increasingly important sectors, such as fauna habitat management, mine site rehabilitation, bushland fire management, and ecological restoration. Wherever your passion lies, you’ll play your part in conserving our planet.
The qualification is delivered 3 -4 days a week from the Forestec Campus, Kalimna West.
Units are delivered in block format and run over 3 – 4 weeks. Whilst there is classroom based learning the majority of this course is undertaken in the field. All excursion costs are covered, participants only need to supply their own food, drink and wear appropriate clothing and footwear.
Completion of qualification is approximately 7 months
Industry tickets included in this course are:
- Chemical users course
- Operate a 4x4 (participants must have a manual car licence)
- Cross cut chainsaw ticket
Times3 days a week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.00am-4.00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III Conservation and Land Management.
Indigenous land management, lands, parks and wildlife roles, natural area management, project firefighters
Opportunities for Further Study
Recommended entry requirements
- Interest in a career in the natural resource industry
Limitations to entry
- LLN results
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
- Suitable clothing
- footwear for field trips
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|Forestec course units|
|AHCCHM303 Prepare And Apply Chemicals|
|AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCNAR307 Read and interpret maps|
|AHCPMG309 Apply pest animal control techniques|
|AHCINF303 Plan and construct conventional fencing|
|AHCNAR301 Maintain natural areas|
|AHCNAR303 Implement revegetation works|
|AHCNAR306 Conduct photography for fieldwork|
|FWPCOT3259 Operate A Four Wheel Drive On Unsealed Roads|
|FWPCOT2239 Trim And Cut Felled Trees|
|AHCWRK311 Conduct Site Inspections|
|AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
|AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCPMG301 Control Weeds|
|AHCPCM303 Identify Plant Specimens|
|AHCLPW306 Undertake Sampling And Testing Of Water|
|AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals|
Competence is determined through practical based activities.